Lane Cove West PS attracts enrolment enquiries from its wider community as it offers high quality learning programs within a pleasant physical environment, with abundant shade trees and expansive playground areas. It provides the "intimacy" of a small school where students and parents work together towards a common goal - "providing high quality education in a safe, caring learning environment". Many visitors have commented on the positive tone and culture that pervades the school.
The school offers excellent programs in the performing arts, including dance, drama, choir and band. All students are encouraged to achieve their personal best and to show respect and responsibility toward others.
The modern Library and ICT centre gives students the opportunity to expand their research skills, design web pages and use the Internet in a responsible manner.
The school also offers an excellent out of school hours (OOSH) program on site, in a purpose built centre with trained staff.